China has agreed to increase imports of US agricultural products over two years. Photo: EPA-EFEChina has agreed to increase imports of US agricultural products over two years. Photo: EPA-EFE
China has agreed to increase imports of US agricultural products over two years. Photo: EPA-EFE

Trade war: China’s trading partners wary of phase one deal, while analysts puzzle over US$200 billion import figure

  • Giant increase in China’s imports from the US would come at the expense of other trading partners, which are concerned at the prospect of phase one trade deal
  • Analysts say US$200 billion purchase agreement is mathematically possible, but wonder about long-term impact on trade and supply chains

Topic |   US-China trade war
China has agreed to increase imports of US agricultural products over two years. Photo: EPA-EFEChina has agreed to increase imports of US agricultural products over two years. Photo: EPA-EFE
China has agreed to increase imports of US agricultural products over two years. Photo: EPA-EFE
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